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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
Social media sites were buzzing with heated discussions after circulating photos of a mosque under construction with pharaonic inscriptions and motifs in a village in al-Fayūm governorate, south of Cairo.
Coptic representative Ayman Shukrī, a member of the House of Representatives in Fayoum governorate, participated in the opening of the al-Ḥalīm Mosque in ʿIzbit Naṣṣār in the Fayoum Centre.
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the religious sector, stated that the Awqāf Ministry (Religious Endowments) sets some conditions for preachers who use the pulpits [minbar]. These conditions include being an Azharian (al-Azhar graduate) or holding a license from the Ministry of al-Awqāf.
The Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥamad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, and journalist Karam Jabr, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation, announced the launching of the first activities of the ‘Awareness-Raising’ strategy for 2021, which is organized by al-Awqāf Ministry and the SCRM.
In Egypt, there is a new experiment going on to cultivate the principles of mutual understanding, tolerance, and acceptance of others; a Muslim is teaching at an Evangelical seminary, and a Christian is teaching at al-Azhar. 
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf], decided to give out bonuses of 15,000 Egyptian pounds to every bureau for their extraordinary efforts:  (1)    For big bureaus with a larger number of imāms, mosques, and workers at the Ministry of Endowments, 1,500 Egyptian pounds...
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the religious sector at the Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf], refused to have an interview with Aljazeera [al-Jazīra] to respond to its allegations of corruption within the endowment affairs management. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church called on people to not get involved or get carried away with Egypt’s enemies both at home and abroad, who want to cause sectarian strife and division and harm the country’s peace and security. 
The Endowments Ministry announced that it will open 130 mosques nationwide on Friday, of which 53 are in al-Sharqiyyah. 34 will be opened by the ministry itself while 96 will be opened under the supervision of the ministry, according to comments from Endowments Minister Muḥammad Mukhtār Juma’a.

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